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TipBITS: Google Drive Sorting Can Hide New Documents

12 hours 57 minutes ago
If you rely on Google Drive for collaborative work, bear in mind that a hidden sort setting can cause new documents to fall to the bottom of the list of files in a folder where you might not think to look for them. Adam Engst suffered from this for a week before he discovered the solution.

Adam Engst

Three Reasons You Might Want a Home Security Camera

16 hours 39 minutes ago
Home security cameras are all the rage, but you have to start with the reason you want one in the first place. Do you want to record criminal behavior? Spot wildlife? Know your kids came in before midnight? It’s all about intent, and many people discover they have multiple overlapping desires.

Glenn Fleishman

Keyboard Maestro 9.0.5

2 days 8 hours ago
Rounds up a variety of fixes and improvements for the automation and clipboard utility. ($36 new, free update, 25.9 MB)

Agen Schmitz

HoudahGeo 6.0

2 days 8 hours ago
Major new release with numerous enhancements for the photo geotagging app. ($39 new, free update, 25.6 MB)

Agen Schmitz

Lightroom Classic CC 9.2

2 days 8 hours ago
Improves default settings for raw images and adds support for Large Document format (PSB) files. $9.99/$19.99/$52.99 monthly Creative Cloud subscription, free update)

Agen Schmitz

Audio Hijack 3.6.4 and Piezo 1.6.4

2 days 8 hours ago
Refreshes the Audio Capture Engine for both audio recording utilities, providing many backend enhancements. ($49/$19 new, free updates, 15.1/9.7 MB)

Agen Schmitz

Pedometer Apps Turn Your iPhone into a Step Counter

4 days 15 hours ago
Step counting is a good way to ensure you’re staying active, and if you don’t have an Apple Watch, your iPhone can keep track of how many steps you take every day. Apple’s Health app includes step counting among its fitness metrics. Better yet, try a third-party pedometer app such as ActivityTracker Pedometer or Pedometer++.

Julio Ojeda-Zapata

Tinderbox 8.5

1 week ago
Introduces a new Crosstabs feature for exploring relationships in documents based on two different attributes. ($249 new, free update, 38.4 MB)

Agen Schmitz

ChronoSync 4.9.9 and ChronoAgent 1.9.7

1 week ago
Maintenance updates with enhancements and bug fixes for the synchronization and backup tool and its helper app. (49.99 new for ChronoSync, $14.99 new for ChronoAgent; free updates; 67.1 MB, 26.6 MB)

Agen Schmitz

DaisyDisk 4.9

1 week ago
Improves discovery of hidden spaces in macOS 10.15 Catalina. ($9.99 new, free update, 6.1 MB)

Agen Schmitz

My Last Conversation with Larry Tesler

1 week ago
Larry Tesler, a pioneering computer scientist and long-time Apple executive, has died at age 74. Adam Engst shares a few of Tesler’s achievements and the full text of a 1997 email conversation they had on a private mailing list when Tesler was Apple’s Internet czar.

Adam Engst

BusyCal 3.9

1 week 1 day ago
Adds a new Do Not Disturb mode and improves the Alarm window design. ($49.99 new, free update, 22.8 MB)

Agen Schmitz

Double-Check Your iPhone’s Medical ID Emergency Contacts

1 week 3 days ago
Could an emergency responder use your iPhone to help save your life and alert your loved ones? Make sure you’ve configured your Medical ID, and even if you have done it already, check your emergency contacts to make sure their phone numbers are correct.

Adam Engst

Merlin Project 6.1

1 week 4 days ago
Mixes new export-related features with a couple of bug fixes. ($149 annual subscription, free update, 29.1 MB)

Agen Schmitz
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